Application Services

Committee Letter of Evaluation

The HPO Committee Letter of Evaluation is designed to describe and evaluate the overall aspects of an applicant’s preparation and readiness for Medical, Dental, or Veterinary School.

Committee Letter Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a committee letter an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Current UTSA students or UTSA Alumni pursuing Medical, Dental or Veterinary Medicine Admission
  • Non-UTSA Alumni attending Post-bacc must have completed a minimum of 36 semester credit hours at UTSA.
  • Earned a minimum 3.25 cumulative* UTSA GPA  and min 3.25 cumulative Science** GPA.
  • Meet the minimum Entrance Exam score requirements :
    • MCAT score of 500
    • DAT score of 19

If you do not meet these requirements, then the HPO can only collect and manage your other LORs as described below.

*Cumulative UTSA GPA means all grades earned included in GPA, including any coursework repeated.

**Cumulative Science GPA means any coursework completed in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math, including dual credit or transfer credit courses.

Note: Those requesting a committee letter must allow the HPO to collect and manage all of your other supporting letters of evaluation to submit as a committee letter packet.

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To answer any questions, the Health Professions Office will be having Information Sessions on the Committee Letter Process and how to get started. ne t

INFORMATION SESSION DATES &TIMES (click here for zoom links and more details)

Information Sessions Dates for the upcoming Entry Year 2025 Medical and Dental School admission cycle

All Information Sessions will be held virtually on the following designated Wednesdays at 4:30 pm

Dec 13th

Jan 17th

Jan 31

Feb 7

Feb 14


 

The Health Professions Office will begin offering Applicant Services for the upcoming EY 2025 Medical and Dental Admission cycle will open Nov. 30th

  • The Intent to Apply form and other committee process forms can be found in the Health Professions Canvas beginning Nov. 30th. To request access to these documents in Canvas or for UTSA Alumni who no longer have Canvas access, to request access to the Health Professions Office Dropbox, please email our office.

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Applicants not interested in a Committee Letter may still request the Health Professions Office collect their letters of recommendation for a HP Letter Packet. Forms are also located in Blackboard or the HPO Dropbox.


Letter Collection

Upon request, the HPO may manage the collection of all Letters of Evaluation for students to be used in support of their application to medical, dental, or veterinary school. This letter collection packet is submitted to the respective application service(s) once all letters have been received.

To utilize this service, applicants must meet these guidelines:

  • Have completed a minimum of 30 semester credit hours at UTSA
  • Submit the Intent to Apply Form